Tag: walpole island

Saints Sign Wallaceburg’s Gabi Whiteye

Saints Sign Wallaceburg’s Gabi Whiteye

CKSN Staff- June 27, 2020

Gabi Whiteye signs with the St. Clair College Saints - Photo by St. Clair College The St. Clair College Women’s Basketball team added another strong ... Read More

National Indigenous Peoples Day Video – We Are All Indigenous Athletes

National Indigenous Peoples Day Video – We Are All Indigenous Athletes

CKSN Submissions- June 21, 2020

Indigenous female athletes Taryn Jacobs, Gabrielle Whiteye, Mattea Deleary, Maddy Lavoie, Samara Whiteye, and Legacie Blackbird talk about what it means to be an Indigenous ... Read More

Two Time Olympian And World Champion Spencer O’Brien Sends Message To Youth From Walpole Island And Moraviantown

Two Time Olympian And World Champion Spencer O’Brien Sends Message To Youth From Walpole Island And Moraviantown

CKSN Staff- June 21, 2020

Two time Canadian Olympian in snowboarding, and two time slopestyle world champion Spencer O'Brien sends a message to Indigenous youth from Walpole Island First Nation, ... Read More

For Cecil Jacobs, Lacrosse Is More Than A Sport – It’s A Lifestyle

For Cecil Jacobs, Lacrosse Is More Than A Sport – It’s A Lifestyle

CKSN Staff- June 18, 2020

Cecil Jacobs playing last summer for the Wallaceburg Red Devils - Photo by Barb GammonCecil Jacobs is one of the areas top lacrosse players. For ... Read More

Fred Saskamoose: Canada’s First Indigenous NHL Player

Fred Saskamoose: Canada’s First Indigenous NHL Player

CKSN Staff- June 18, 2020

Fred SaskamooseFred Saskamoose, of Cree decent, grew up on Ahtahkakoop First Nation in Saskatchewan. Now 85-years-old, Saskamoose became the first Indigenous hockey player in Canada ... Read More

Legacie Blackbird Gains Strength From Her Heritage

Legacie Blackbird Gains Strength From Her Heritage

CKSN Staff- June 17, 2020

Legacie Blackbird - Photo by Matt Hiscox "To me personally, being Indigenous is something I am very proud of because I feel that we are ... Read More

Samara Whiteye: A Young And Inspiring Indigenous Athlete

Samara Whiteye: A Young And Inspiring Indigenous Athlete

CKSN Staff- June 16, 2020

Samara Whiteye with the Chatham-Kent Crush - Photo by CKSN.caSamara Whiteye loves the game of hockey. She also loves where she comes from. "I am ... Read More

Hockey Provided Respite At Residential Schools, But Was Also A Damaging Tool

Hockey Provided Respite At Residential Schools, But Was Also A Damaging Tool

CKSN Staff- June 16, 2020

Boys playing hockey at residential school - Photo from ActiveHistory.ca Residential schools have left behind generations of trauma, and negative impacts on both physical and ... Read More

Hockey Is For Everyone: Indigenous Inclusion

Hockey Is For Everyone: Indigenous Inclusion

CKSN Staff- June 14, 2020

In recent years, the NHL has run a campaign known as "Hockey is for Everyone," looking to bring to light issues in equity and inclusion ... Read More

Meet Debwe: The One Who Speaks The Truth

Meet Debwe: The One Who Speaks The Truth

CKSN Staff- June 14, 2020

Debwe, the mascot for the North American Indigenous GamesIn 2017, the North American Indigenous Games welcomed a new mascot to help represent the event, Debwe. ... Read More

Home Game: Rethinking Canada Through Indigenous Hockey

Home Game: Rethinking Canada Through Indigenous Hockey

CKSN Submissions- June 12, 2020

By Sam McKegney (Associate Professor of English Language and Literature, Queen's University, Ontario) and Michael Auksi (Indigenous Research Officer, University of Toronto). “Damn, we got ... Read More

The Glory Days Of The Walpole Island Hawks

The Glory Days Of The Walpole Island Hawks

CKSN Staff- June 12, 2020

In the early 1990s, the Walpole Island Hawks were one of the toughest teams to beat in the Great Lakes Junior C Hockey League. In ... Read More

Flashback Friday: Jordan Durston

Flashback Friday: Jordan Durston

CKSN Staff- June 12, 2020

Jordan Durston Flashback to Jordan Durston playing minor lacrosse in Wallaceburg, Ontario. Flash forward and the modern day Durston recently finished his 5th season of ... Read More

The 1993 Walpole Island Hawks Were OMHA Champions

The 1993 Walpole Island Hawks Were OMHA Champions

CKSN Staff- June 11, 2020

The 1993, All Ontario Champion, Walpole Island HawksIn 1993, the Walpole Island Hawks became the first Indigenous hockey team to win an OMHA championship, winning ... Read More